Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - Uganda - Cold rolled steel sections


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6



Notifying Member: Uganda

If applicable, name of local government involved (Article 3.2 and 7.2):


Agency responsible: Uganda National Bureau of Standards

Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers, email and website addresses, if available) of agency or authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification shall be indicated if different from above:


Notified under Article 2.9.2 [X], 2.10.1 [ ], 5.6.2 [X], 5.7.1 [ ], other:


Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): Steel sections

Iron and steel products in general (ICS 77.140.01), Steel profiles (ICS 77.140.70).


Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: DUS DEAS 134:2018, Cold rolled steel sections - Specification, Third edition (27 page(s), in English)


Description of content: This Draft Uganda Standard specifies the dimensions and sectional properties of cold rolled steel sections of thickness up to 8 mm for use in structural engineering purposes.


Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Consumer information, labelling; Prevention of deceptive practices and consumer protection; Protection of human health or safety; Quality requirements; Harmonization; Reducing trade barriers and facilitating trade


Relevant documents:

1.    G/TBT/N/UGA/38

2.    G/TBT/N/UGA/277

3.    ISO 14347, Fatigue — Design procedure for welded hollow-section joints — Recommendations


Proposed date of adoption: December 2018

Proposed date of entry into force: Upon declaration as mandatory by the Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives


Final date for comments: 60 days from notification


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